Mx. Ari Leigh


A Kansan who settled in Massachusetts, Ari is an autistic, genderqueer, multiple-transition transgender person with a complex (a)sexuality. After serving as a librarian, police intern, camp counselor, soup kitchen manager, and seminarian, they have settled comfortably into the role of polyamorous-queer homemaker while doing trauma recovery work. Since 2011 they have facilitated over 30 workshops on topics ranging from Gender 101 to exploring the complex intersections of gender, sexuality, religion, shame, and identity.